Samsung Smart Switch is an easy-to-use tool for
transferring content from other smartphones
to Samsung mobile devices1.
1Available on Samsung Galaxy S 4 phones only at launch.
For Smart Switch U.S. users only.
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Seamless, Time-saving Content Transfer
Other content transfer tools are time consuming. Smart Switch offers a simple, do-it-yourself migration tool that you can install at home. With Smart Switch, you can transfer your personal data, media and apps with one service, without having to use multiple tools.Tutorial Video Back to Top
Easy-to-Use Intuitive Flow
With Smart Switch’s easy-to-use, intuitive content transfer tool, you have the freedom to switch from other smartphone platforms without fear of losing your personal content. You can transfer personal content and apps from the comfort of your own home and at your own time.Back to Top
Smart App Matching
Free Content Transfer
Smart Switch Mobile for Galaxy-to-Galaxy Phones
Upgrade your Samsung Galaxy phone with fast and easy content transfer
Smart Switch Mobile offers you the easiest, fastest and safest way to transfer data from your old to new Galaxy smartphone. You can transfer content such as music, video, photos, memos, messages, contacts, calendar and other documents stored in your phone.
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Which smartphone platforms can I transfer content from?
Smart Switch can transfer content from Apple3, Blackberry 4, and some Nokia/Symbian5 platforms. Content can also be migrated from other Samsung phones like the Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note and Galaxy Note II. Windows Phone® platform is not supported.
How do I back up my existing device?
For iPhone, use iTunes. For Samsung Android devices, use Kies 2.5.3 or later for PC and use Kies Mac 2.1 or later for MAC.
Can I use Smart Switch if I backup my content with iCloud?
No, backing up content with iCloud will not work. Backups can only be performed on the PC. To undo this, go to iTunes and change backup option from iCloud to This Computer. Also De-Select "Encrypt iPhone Backup".
Does Smart App Matching and Recommendation work for all platforms?
At launch, Smart Switch app recommendations will only be available on iOS devices.
Is Smart App Matching and Recommendation available in all regions?
At launch, Smart App Matching and Recommendation will only be available in the U.S. market.
Can I add new apps to the existing list?
Yes, if you do an app transfer once, then re-run it as you add new apps—you will see the new apps transferred with the original app list intact.
Does Smart Switch overwrite existing data?
Smart Switch does not overwrite. For example, existing personal contacts and SMS messages remain while new ones are added to the list.
If you need additional help, please visit our Customer Support page and select the Samsung Smart Switch service. Or you may call
1-855-795-0509 for assistance.
3 iOS 4.2.1 and higher
4 Blackberry 6.0 or higher. Blackberry 10 is not supported.
5 Works with Nokia series 40 and Symbian 6.0
Read the Samsung Smart Switch End User License Agreement.
Smart Switch is neither affiliated with nor endorsed by Apple, Inc. Use only in accordance with law. Certain content (such as DRM protected content) may not be compatible. Consult any applicable terms and conditions with your content providers to ensure that you have rights to transfer content off your previous device.